- a person who lacks belief or faith, as in God, a religion, an idea, or an undertaking.
Origin of nonbeliever
non- + believer
SynonymsSee more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
doubter, skeptic, questioner, cynic.
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Examples from the Web for nonbeliever
“The government cannot compel a nonbeliever to take an oath that affirms the existence of a supreme being,” Miller added.U.S. Air Force: Swear to God—or Get Out
September 8, 2014
His life's aim, he told me, is to “make it so a person can be a nonbeliever in our society and be respected and accepted.”
But not all atheists are comfortable preaching the gospel of the nonbeliever.
- a person who does not believe, esp in God and religion
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